She works closely with Graeme Muir and Alison Hamilton and is responsible for managing a number of our LGPS clients and oversees all of the actuarial work undertaken by the actuarial support team for the Local Authority clients. She also has several years experience of working in private sector pensions in our Cheltenham office in particular, working on University schemes. She has also been involved in corporate projects including apportionment arrangements.
Melanie is a keen volunteer with the actuarial profession being a Careers Ambassador, she is also involved in recruitment and training within her local office.
At our pre-2019 valuation seminar, we shared our insight on all the latest in the Local Government Association, legal news in the public sector, 2019 valuations for LGPS funds and everything you need to know about our exciting new online data checker.
The LGPS SAB released their latest report on 22 May, providing information on the status of the LGPS for its members, employers and any other bodies. We’ve shared key things for fund actuaries in the lead up to the 2019 valuation.
The new LGPS (Scotland) Regulations came into effect in June, in response to a previous consultant which had closed in January. Following the lead of the recent LGPS (Amendment) Regulations this new regulation introduces the possibility of an exit credit.